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Larry Dwight Reed, Sr.
March 10, 1943 ~ October 27, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old
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Mr. Larry Dwight Reed, Sr., 80, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 27, 2023 at his home with his family by his side after a year of declining health.
Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 31, 2023 at 2:00 pm at George Brothers Funeral Service with Pastor Mike Barkley officiating. Burial will follow at Lakeview Memorial Park.
Mr. Reed was preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Nezzie Reed; two brothers; and four sisters.
Larry had retired from Gilbarco after 37 years of service as a machinist, prior to that he was a fireman with the city of Greensboro. He enjoyed working on lawn mowers, and also enjoyed attending auctions. He was an avid Carolina Tarheels fan, a NASCAR fan, and loved going to local races at Piedmont Dragstrip.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Carolyn Hanks Reed; son, Larry Dwight Reed, Jr. (Carol); son, Jeff Alan Reed; daughter, Tammy Reed Beeson (Bobby); daughter, Kim Reed Fryar (Brandon); nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sister, Sandy Grady; along with many nieces, nephews, family members and friends whom he loved.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 1:00-2:00 pm at the funeral home prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to AuthoracareCollective (formerly Hospice of Greensboro) 2500 Summit Ave. Greensboro, NC 27405.